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‘Failure to reach Lebanon maritime border deal could spark conflict with Hezbollah’

The American Israelite 11 Aug 2022
Previous U.S.-mediated talks failed to produce an agreement, especially after Lebanon pushed its claim in the disputed maritime zone from a boundary known as “Line 23” further south to “Line 29,” adding around fourteen hundred square kilometers (five hundred and forty square miles) to its claim, including part of Karish.
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Nasrallah continues threats to Israel but fails to draw attention

The Arab Weekly 11 Aug 2022
Both countries claim some 860 square kilometres of the Mediterranean Sea. Lebanon also claims that the Karish gas field is in disputed territory under ongoing maritime border negotiations while Israel says it lies within its internationally recognised economic waters.
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Iran’s Long Reach Threatens Israeli Gas Drilling and American Troops

The Algemeiner 11 Aug 2022
The Karish gas field is located in a boundary maritime area that has been partially claimed by Lebanon ... Contrary to claims by both the Lebanese government and Hezbollah, the Karish field lies clearly inside Israeli maritime territory, 10 kilometers south of Lebanon’s self-defined maritime border, according to a Haaretz investigation.
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Marcos Jr disappointing anti-China analysts

Asiatimes 11 Aug 2022
For example during the campaign, Marcos said that as president he would not allow “a single millimeter of our maritime coastal rights to be trampled upon.” ... Apparently Philippine Americanophiles in the military think that the US will risk war with China to defend Philippine territorial and maritime claims in the South China Sea.
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Multinational drills in Indonesia should strike ‘fear’ in China’s military, US commander says

Stars and Stripes 11 Aug 2022
The islands northeast of Singapore are close to a part of the South China Sea claimed by China ... Indonesian leaders assumed that China recognized Indonesia’s sovereignty over the Natunas but claimed historic rights over adjacent waters, Thayer said. “Within the past year, China informed Indonesia that it had disputed sovereignty claims,” he said.
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Ready for all options to protect Lebanon’s oil, gas: Hezbollah

The Siasat Daily 10 Aug 2022
Lebanese authorities are trying to reach a solution with Israel to end a dispute over maritime borders which has escalated after Israel on June 5 sent a vessel to the Karish field, which Israel claims is within its economic zone while Lebanon claims it is in disputed waters.
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Nasrallah continues threats to Israel over border dispute but fails to draw attention

The Arab Weekly 10 Aug 2022
Both countries claim some 860 square kilometres of the Mediterranean Sea. Lebanon also claims that the Karish gas field is in disputed territory under ongoing maritime border negotiations while Israel says it lies within its internationally recognised economic waters.
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Sino-Indonesian high-speed rail cooperation: A signal of more to come

China Daily 10 Aug 2022
If you've been to Indonesia then hi-tech rail infrastructure is not the thing that comes to mind ... However, it's more than showboating ... Let us not forget that Indonesia and China share overlapping border maritime claims in the South China Sea ... Here Indonesia is not just a link on the Maritime Silk Road but firmly entrenched on the land route too ... .
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Hezbollah warns Israel over border dispute with Lebanon

Democratic Underground 09 Aug 2022
Both countries claim some 860 square kilometers (330 square miles) of the Mediterranean Sea. Lebanon also claims that the Karish gas field is in disputed territory under ongoing maritime border negotiations while Israel says it lies within its internationally recognized economic waters.
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Hezbollah says ready for all options to protect Lebanon's oil, gas

Xinhua 09 Aug 2022
Lebanese authorities are trying to reach a solution with Israel to end a dispute over maritime borders which has escalated after Israel on June 5 sent a vessel to the Karish field, which Israel claims is within its economic zone while Lebanon claims it ...
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Nasrallah warns Israel over border dispute with Lebanon

Middle East Online 09 Aug 2022
Both countries claim some 860 square kilometers (330 square miles) of the Mediterranean Sea. Lebanon also claims that the Karish gas field is in disputed territory under ongoing maritime border negotiations while Israel says it lies within its internationally recognized economic waters.
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Turkey sends new drilling ship to the Mediterranean

Ekathimerini 09 Aug 2022
But the ship has been controversial ever since preparations and see trials started taking place due to contested maritime claims in the region ... Greeks and Turks have been disputing over maritime boundaries, while Nicosia has often accused Ankara of trying to destabilize the region and raise tensions between partners in the area.
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Turkey resumes gas exploration in the eastern Mediterranean

Al Jazeera 09 Aug 2022
While partially cutting through maritime areas claimed by Turkey would have been the fastest and cheapest route, the project steered clear of the areas ... The move paved the way for Greece to sign a similar deal with Egypt in August 2020 to delimitate their respective maritime jurisdictions.
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4th Turkish drilling vessel sails for E. Mediterranean

China.dot.org 09 Aug 2022
ANKARA, Aug ... Drilling works are in our jurisdiction ... Türkiye, which has been carrying out energy exploration activities in the Eastern Mediterranean since 2018, has intensified its efforts since 2020 after Greece and Egypt signed a maritime deal that Ankara rejected due to territorial claims. Enditem .
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The US should mediate the maritime dispute between Turkey and Greece-Cyprus

The Hill 08 Aug 2022
... maritime dispute between Turkey and Greece-Cyprus ... Turkey’s maritime deal with the Libyan government that largely ignores legal Greek and Cypriot claims is destabilizing the eastern Mediterranean, as are Greek actions such as militarizing Aegean islands close to Turkish shores.

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